US Prepares for WWII (Americans Join the War Effort (RECRUITING AND…
US Prepares for WWII
Americans Join the War Effort
RECRUITING AND DISCRIMINATION
minorities questioned their part of the war
EXPANDING THE MILITARY
Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) gave benefits to military
DRAMATIC CONTRIBUTIONS D
Many people of all races contributed to the war effort
SELECTIVE SERVICE AND THE GI
selective service act recruited Americans to war.
A Production Miracle
More than 6 million of new workers were women.
MOBILIZATION OF SCIENTISTS
Office of Scientific Research and Development (OSRD) to brought scientists into the
THE INDUSTRIAL RESPONSE
factories were quickly
converted to war production.
The Federal Government Takes Control
fixed allotments of goods deemed essential for the military.
Office of Price Administration (OPA) fought inflation by freezing
prices on most goods.